HISTORY

2009

Aaron attends a church planting conference at Baptist Bible College and God makes Him aware that he is going to plant and shepherd a church in Columbus, Indiana

2012

A group of people begin meeting online to discuss planting a church in Columbus, Indiana

2013

www.ColumbusChurchPlant.com is created and people begin to give financially to donate to the church plant.

2014

Launch Team is formed in Columbus and begins meeting once a month meetings.

2015

Columbus Church Plant officially becomes Athens Church.

2015

Athens Church joins the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

2016

Athens Church joins the Sojourn Network, a church planting network that helps pastors plant, grow, and multiply healthy churches. For more information visit sojournnetwork.com

2016

Athens Church launches Sunday morning services at Yes Cinema on Easter Sunday.